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. >>> superstorm sandy is leaving her mark on more than a dozen states with one of her biggest impacts come coming to the biggest city in the u.s. >> the new york city area hit with flooding and damaging winds and massive blaze also last night. and take a look at these dramatic pictures, a raging fire related to the storm destroyed at least 50 homes in queens, new york. this is in the beachtown of breezy point. basically one of the lowest points of new york city. the fire started around 11:00 last night, and it went to six alarms. a real disaster there coming out of the storm. >> at the height of the storm last night, several hospitals in new york city evacuated patients after power and flooding became a problem. and back-up generators failed. the evacuations included 20 babies from a neonatal intensive care center. they were carried down flights of stairs still on battery powered respirators. >>> surging water from sandy flooded several bus garages and tunnels in the city. the transit chore chairman says in the 108 years, it has never faced a disaster as devastating as last night. >> battery park
delays on inbound 95. >>> in some places, complete devastation left behind from superstorm sandy. this morning the storm is being blamed for 50 deaths along the east coast and nearly 7 million homes and businesses remain without power. >> one of the hardest hit areas, hoboken, new jersey. sandy flooded about half of that town. the national guard arrived last night to rescue thousands of people stuck in their homes and apartments and delivered supplies to fooded areas. >>> we're sharing more video of roof top rescues fr staten island, new york. a helicopter rescued five adults and a child yesterday. in new york city the mayor says it could be several days before the subway is running again. all 10 of the city's tunnels that carry passengers under the east river were flooded by the storm. but there are some small signs of recovery. the new york city marathon will go on as planned this sunday and the new york stock exchange will open today. >>> as officials begin to assess the economic impact made by sandy, it's estimated that she will end up costing about $20 billion in damage and
. >>> the latest following superstorm sandy it's blamed for at least 94 deaths in the u.s. two victims, a 4-year-old and his 2-year-old brother, who were swept away from their mother's arms as she tried to escape the waters on staten island. it could be 10 days before power is restored to everyone. gas shortages continue to cause problems. many stations simply don't have power and fuel trucks are having trouble making deliveries because of the damage. the "new york times" reports some emergency services were slowed down yesterday. officials have reached an agreement with a fuel supplier to ensure operations can continue. >>> these pictures show team members rescuing people from flood waters tuesday night. the federal emergency management agency activated the team sunday. it's unclear how long the team will stay in new jersey. >>> this morning, dominion virginia power has mobilized their crews to the northeast. >> sherri ly is live at the staging area at national harbor with more details now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning allison and tony. the crews began leaving here at national harbor
in the wake of the superstorm sandy. the ocean also starting to rage, starting to pick up. it's high tide right now, about 9:00 p.m. when it began -- 9:00 a.m., pardon me. so we're starting so tee -- to see these waves roll in. the good news is there is still several feet of sand still between the edge of the seawall and the ocean there, so not any flooding concern at this time or no longer a concern. we have some good news about the folks that remain in the downtown area where the power had been preemptively shut off, that has now been restored, so the power back on. it's very cold, so likely warming up there anybody who did remain in their homes. now, the pier, the fishing pier, we know took some severe damage. a good chunk of it at the end there destroyed. we also know that fager's island restaurant, there's a pier off of that with a landmark gazebo, that gazebo is gone, unfortunately. there's also plenty of flooding damage. the downtown area remains shut down, you cannot travel on the roads between 62nd street and the inlet. they're going to reassess things. crews are out, kind of get
's the right thing to do. >>> straight ahead at 8:00, surviving sandy, the east coast shuts down as the deadly superstorm moves closer from school closings to storm surges, we have you covered with live team coverage all morning long. good morning everybody, i'm tony perkins. >> i'm allison seymour. right now, the storm is making its way up the east coast, poised for a district hit on the mid-atlantic tonight. >> in preparation of that, states of emergency have been declared from virginia to massachusetts, and president obama has promised a quick federal response. experts say sandy could impact some 50 million people up and down the east coast. it is already blamed for the deaths of 65 after sweeping through the caribbeans. >> now here at home, officials aren't taking any chances. >> that's because most schools in the region are closed, so is the federal government and the dc city government. you can see the full list of delays scrolling at the top of your screen and online at myfoxdc.com. any decision about when it will reopen is hours away. services also suspended until further notice. and a
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